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  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
    Deep Vein Thrombosis
    Editor Gregory Cheng
    ISBN 978-953-51-0225-0
    194 pages, March, 2012
    This book provides a comprehensive review of deep vein thrombosis. There are chapters on risk factors for DVT, post thrombotic syndrome and its management, vena cava malformation as a new etiological factor and thrombosis in the upper limbs. DVT is u ...
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias - New Considerations
    Cardiac Arrhythmias - New Considerations
    Editor Francisco R. Breijo-Marquez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0126-0
    544 pages, February, 2012
    The most intimate mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias are still quite unknown to scientists. Genetic studies on ionic alterations, the electrocardiographic features of cardiac rhythm and an arsenal of diagnostic tests have done more in the last five ye ...
  • Novel Strategies in Ischemic Heart Disease
    Novel Strategies in Ischemic Heart Disease
    Editor Umashankar Lakshmanadoss
    ISBN 978-953-51-0184-0
    462 pages, February, 2012
    The first edition of this book will provide a comprehensive overview of ischemic heart disease, including epidemiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment, complications and prognosi ...
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Editor Mariano E. Brizzio
    ISBN 978-953-307-827-4
    224 pages, February, 2012
    This book has been written with the intention of providing an up-to-the minute review of acute coronary syndromes. Atherosclerotic coronary disease is still a leading cause of death within developed countries and not surprisingly, is significantly r ...
  • Cardiomyopathies - From Basic Research to Clinical Management
    Cardiomyopathies - From Basic Research to Clinical Management
    Editor Josef Veselka
    ISBN 978-953-307-834-2
    814 pages, February, 2012
    Cardiomyopathy means "heart (cardio) muscle (myo) disease (pathy)". Currently, cardiomyopathies are defined as myocardial disorders in which the heart muscle is structurally and/or functionally abnormal in the absence of a coronary artery disease, hy ...
  • Cardiac Transplantation
    Cardiac Transplantation
    Editor Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce
    ISBN 978-953-51-0000-3
    164 pages, February, 2012
    We are truly in an era of change not only in terms of technology but in the type of patient we are caring for. That is why I feel this book is exciting in that it presents the team approach to the transplant patient. I am confident that the pioneers ...
  • Electrophysiology - From Plants to Heart
    Electrophysiology - From Plants to Heart
    Editor Saeed Oraii
    ISBN 978-953-51-0006-5
    212 pages, February, 2012
    The outstanding evolution of recording techniques paved the way for better understanding of electrophysiological phenomena within the human organs, including the cardiovascular, ophthalmologic and neural systems. In the field of cardiac electrophysio ...
  • Advances in Electrocardiograms - Methods and Analysis
    Advances in Electrocardiograms - Methods and Analysis
    Editor Richard M. Millis
    ISBN 978-953-307-923-3
    402 pages, January, 2012
    Electrocardiograms are one of the most widely used methods for evaluating the structure-function relationships of the heart in health and disease. This book is the first of two volumes which reviews recent advancements in electrocardiography. This vo ...